March 28, 2020

The Prime Minister’s most recent announcement has made it clear that in no uncertain terms must people leave their houses, unless it is an absolute necessity. For the foreseeable future, we are all under house arrest for the safety of ourselves and also the sick and el...

The Canterbury Shakespeare Festival came to town with a new play, Magna Carta. Named after the seminal 1215 charter upon which the play focuses on, this newly written play draws Shakespeare’s 1623 play ‘The Life and Death of King John’ that famously omitted the famous...

Ciarán Barata-Hynes is the writer and main actor of the play Magna Carta which has recently been converted to stage at the Parrot Pub and the Ebury Hotel by the Canterbury Shakespeare Festival. He did his undergraduate studies at Falmouth Universit, reading English Lit...

March 17, 2020

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The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury today announced in a Facebook post that following Government advice they will be cancelling all performances and closing from the 17th of March to the 17th of April. The team at The Marlowe h...

Ghost Stories is ninety minutes of terror and fun, bringing classic elements of sinister storytelling into a modern medium. A brilliant mix of horror and wit, this terrifically horrifying play is bound to give you nightmares.


The play, on its first-ever UK Tour, takes...

March 15, 2020

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What is the meaning of life? We saw Half Life by ‘Tangled Feet’ in the Gulbenkian on 21 February. 
 

A devised performance inspired by the actor’s experiences and questions about life. The company worked in the performance for over 20 years...

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InQuire were lucky enough to receive the opportunity to speak with Jemma McDonnall, Co-Director of award-winning theatrical company The Paper Birds about their production Ask Me Anything, where their cast members become agony aunts, sou...

March 10, 2020

Divergent is famous for more than just Theo James and Shailene Woodley’s portrayal of the celebrated characters Tobias Eaton (Four) and Beatrice Prior. A huge theme in this series is that of identity and the consequences of the failure to assimilate into one’s socially...

March 10, 2020

The Royal Shakespeare has delivered a version of William Shakespeare’s ‘As you Like It’ which I’m sure everyone who has watched it will remember, if only for the fact that they were made a part of it. Never have I been to a play where an audience was encouraged to shar...

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